circulin

noun
cir·​cu·​lin | \ ˈsər-kyə-lən How to pronounce circulin (audio) \

Medical Definition of circulin

: an antibiotic consisting of a mixture of polypeptides related to polymyxin that is obtained from a soil bacterium of the genus Bacillus (B. circulans) and is active especially against gram-negative bacteria (as colon bacilli)

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“Circulin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/circulin. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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